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    Summary

    About the Position: This position serves as a Interdisciplinary (Engineer/Physical Scientist) in Army Futures Command (AFC), Army Applications Laboratory located in Austin Texas. AFC exists to modernize the way the Army does business by creating a space of endless possibilities to explore, develop, and test new methods, organizations, and technologies.

    This position is being filled under the Direct Hire Authority for STEM positions.

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    Responsibilities

    • Responsible for communicating scientific themes and concepts to senior leaders.
    • Independently defines specific objectives of the study and approach to be taken.
    • Review progress and technical reports on working projects, making major and time-sensitive decisions as to the significance of their results.
    • Provide technical system and integration data in support of initiatives
    • Foster on-going coordination, such as meetings and briefings to supply data, analyze alternatives, and offer recommendations.
    • Maintain liaison with scientific and technical personnel in other laboratories, universities, industrial concerns, and foreign countries.
    • Serve as a consultant by governmental and non-governmental agencies, contractors, and universities.
    • Determine which goals, objectives, and elements require additional emphasis, determines the base approach to resolve budget issues, and plans and implements program support.
    • Plan and make decisions based on adherence to overall program objectives, precedents, terms, and urgency of assignments and program requirements to support objectives

    Travel Required

    25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position. Temporary duty travel 15% of the time

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

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